Here is some hot sports news around the world today.
Khabib’s father was critically ill because of Covid-19 infection
ESPN reported, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov – Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father and coach had just fallen into a coma after an emergency hospitalization and was diagnosed with Covid-19 yesterday. According to Ali Abdelaziz, Khabib’s manager, Russian President Vladimir Putin called to comfort the lightweight UFC champion and pledged to create conditions for Abdulmanap’s treatment.
“Federer is most affected when tennis returns”
In an interview on laureus.com, legendary Boris Becker said Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be the most affected when tennis returns after Covid-19. This mainly because of the age of the two richest tennis players in history.
Olympic gold medal is Joshua’s greatest achievement
Frazer Clarke – British boxer and longtime partner of Anthony Joshua affirms “Acting King” attaches importance to winning the 2012 Olympic gold medal more than the championship belt of boxing world. According to the 28-year-old boxer, Olympic is the biggest festival of the world sports. Therefore, athletes like Joshua are attending as representing a country.
Pulev did not yield to Fury before Joshua
Under the plan, Anthony Joshua was forced to fight with Kubrat Pulev to compete for the IBF heavyweight boxing championship. This was expected to take place in June but was delayed because of Covid-19. Meanwhile “Right King” still wanted to fight. Tyson Fury to win the WBC belt. However, Pulev recently confirmed that he did not accept the postponement of the match to Joshua, Fury first.
Roger Federer officially misses the French Open tennis tournament
Swiss tennis player, Roger Federer will miss the French Open tennis tournament. This is due to having to go to the operating table for knee surgery. The “express train” is undergoing knee surgery in Switzerland today.
Federer wants to definitely treat a knee injury
The 20-time Grand Slam champion struggled with injuries from the Australian Open, the tournament he was eliminated by champion Novak Djokovic in the semi-final. Federer also revealed he will miss ATP tournaments in Dubai, Indian Wells, Bogota and Miami.